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the fire which is now out. as for injuries, we're told two firefighters have been injured. urged know park avenue going south is shut down from 72nd to 70th street. live on the upper east side, scott rapoport, cbs 2 news. when we first saw these pictures coming up, many people asked how could somebody do that? dozens of dogs crammed in cages, covered in filth. tonight the pet shop owner says he has an explanation for everything. hazel sanchez reports. >> reporter: he says he hasn't done anything wrong despite police discovering 67 puppies crammed in cold cages inside a transport van he owns. >> it's not illegal nor inhumane nor unsafe. >> reporter: the unattended van was behind his paramus, new jersey pet store just pets around 3:00 monday morning. police say it was 38 degrees in the van. and some dogs had no food or water and were covered in
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the man showed us an identical van saying he believed police were partially responsible. >> they were in a customized van that was fully insulated and actually heated. the temperature wasn't taken until the door was open for who knows how long. >> reporter: s for the feces, he says that happened when the van was being pulled on a flatbed as see seen on this store surveillance picture. >> i'm sure there's fecal matter all over, probably crapping while this is going on because they're so scared. >> reporter: it's unclear how long the dogs were sitting in the potentially unsafe conditions. he says he never spoke to the van driver to find out when he arrived. just for clarification, you don't know what time the truck -- >> specifically no. >> reporter: so you can't say that it was here for more than a couple of hours? >> i know it was sometime -- [ simultaneous speakers yes, i'll say i can't say that. it was sunday. >> reporter: protestors were campaigning outside the store demanding it be shut down. katie burns wants him to be accountable for his actions.
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puppy lily from just pups in march and says the dog got sick and nearly died days later. >> we wish he would take a step back and realize that, um, is really hurting a lot of people, a lot of children and obviously the lives of animals. >> reporter: you take no responsibility for the dogs that they purchased from you and got sick? >> all we can do is ensure that they're visibly healthy when they leave. >> reporter: losaco is already facing 269 counts of animal cruelty charges connected to his east brunswick store which was forced to close. bergen county prosecutors are still investigating what happened here in paramus. hazel sanchez, cbs 2 news. >> the animals were examined and treated and they are now under the care of tyco animal control. they are not available for adoption while this investigation continues. campaign 2016 now. and new york is the focus of all the presidential candidates. voters here can have a huge
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parties. the top two gop contenders are stumping here drawing mixed reactions. a live look now at a donald trump rally in bethpage, nassau county, long island, where 12,000 are expected to welcome home the front-runner. cbs 2 political reporter marcia kramer has the story. >> trump, trump, trump! >> reporter: carrying homemade letters spelling out the name trump in blazing red glitter and arrived hours early for the candidate's rally tonight in bethpage long island because they wanted to be in the front row. why is he the best candidate? >> i think he is a strong leader. i love him. he is great. he says the right things. >> i think we need a change in america and i think he is the man that will do the job. >> reporter: trump's homecoming rally ahead of the new york primary is such a big deal that a full-scale security package was in place eight hours before he was to set foot on the stake. >> i want to be first online. i want to be the first. i have been waiting forever for this. >> reporter: because?
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i love what he stands for. >> reporter: this as a new poll gives the hometown man home-court advantage by a long shot. a monmouth university poll of new yorkers has trump at 52%, john kasich at 25 and ted cruz at 17. kasich the governor of ohio was off the campaign trail giving a state of the state speech but cruz off his victory in the wisconsin primary was in the bronx where he learned the true meaning of the phrase, bronx cheer. [ yelling ] >> reporter: protestors at the restaurant seemed to be upset about cruz's controversial immigration policy and the cruz campaign seemed to be taking a page out of the trump playbook by removing two demonstrators including this man. >> we're at the forefront on climate change! people are dying! people are dying, ted cruz! >> we need
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>> why am i here today? because i would like to do whatever possible to help tip the scales so cruz wins new york in the primary. >> reporter: an interesting thing about the monmouth university poll was when voters were asked about some of donald trump's controversial statements, including punishing women who have illegal abortions, 57% said the comments would have no impact on their vote. the new york primary is april 19. >> thank you. on the democratic side now, hillary clinton is looking to get her mojo back while brooklyn-born bernie sanders tries to keep his momentum going. cbs 2's tony aiello continues our coverage. >> reporter: they will gather every day until primary day at teachers union headquarters making call after call hoping to drum up vote after vote for hillary clinton. >> she has always been with us and for us both as a union and in terms of public education. >> reporter: these retired teachers know a key lesson in politics is gotv, get out the vote.
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important political campaign and we'll come through for hillary clinton, i am sure. >> there's still not enough good paying jobs that can support a middle class life. >> reporter: support from unions will be key for clinton in new york and she is urging them to step up. listen to this comment after her speech to union members this morning. >> got to get the energy going. >> do not tell secretary clinton, she is getting alittle nervous and i don't want her to get more nervous. [ laughter ] >> but i believe we have an excellent chance to win new york and a lot of delegates in that state! >> reporter: senator sanders has been winning up to 80% of the younger vote and has political novices working to organize and get out the vote in the big apple. she says her generation likes his focus on income inequality. >> bernie's message resonates with the people here and they trust him and i think that's one of the most important qualities new york is looking for. >> reporter: is your support pro-bernie sanders or is it antihillary clinton or a mix
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>> it's pro bernie. >> reporter: sanders has not done as well with minority voters. his campaign is running an ad in new york featuring erica garner, whose father died in a confrontation with police. >> we need a president, that's why i'm for bernie orr a clinton ad portrays her as a long-time fighter for blacks. >> she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. >> we need action now. >> reporter: sanders outraised clinton in march by $15 million. he says his tv ad buy here will be significant as he works for an empire state upset. native son versus adopted daughter. the most recent poll has clinton up by 10 points. >> thank you. now to a developing story out of connecticut where a newtown middle school teacher is charged with bringing a gun on school grounds. cbs 2's cindy hsu live in our newsroom with the details. cindy. >> reporter: police were called after a security guard at newtown middle school saw
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46-year-old jason adams was immediately taken into custody and booked on charges of possession of a weapon on school grounds which is illegal in connecticut. he was placed on administrative leave pending the investigation. his arrest comes after a gunman opened fire in december of 2012 at nearby sandy hook elementary school killing 20 students and six educators. adams, who does have a valid concealed carry permit, posted bond and was released. he will be in court on april 20. live in the newsroom, cindy hsu, cbs 2 news. a commuter alert. if you are driving on the west side of manhattan, one northbound lane of the henry hudson parkway does remain closed today over a problem with a retaining wall. this morning. two lanes around 125th street were shut down yesterday to inspect stability of the wall. crews will be removing the unstable facade at 8 p.m. tonight, which may lead to
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and they will be working through sunday. straphangers are waiting longer for trains according to an audit by the new york state controller's office. the report found between 2014 and 2015, wait times got worse on 16 subway lines. and they showed improvement on just five. the one and the c lines performed best. the 5 and a lines had the worst performance records according to the report. the mta blames an outdated signal system. a new york city council panel just approved a proposed bill to set up zones for costumed character this is times square. the bill would allow the department of transportation to designate pedestrian plazas for the characters and other panhandlers. the zones would also include signs to encourage tourists to tip the characters if they choose to take a photo with them. the full city council will vote on it tomorrow. a suspected thief wanted in the series of burglaries in the bronx is also seen on camera.
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video of the man they are looking for identified as mark wiggens. investigators say the 26-year- old broke into at least five apartments and an office in morrisania and melrose since march 18. he allegedly stole thousands in clothing and watches and jewelry. . merle haggard died on his 79th birthday today. he was known as the poet of the common man. he decided to write music while in prison for burglarizing a cafe during a drunken spree. eventually he released more than 70 albums and had dozens of number one hits. he also headlines farm aid and toured with bob dylan and the rolling stones. haggard's cause of death hasn't been determined but he has been battling pneumonia for months. the fights over protecting kids.
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>> and they couldn't catch up to him on the highway. now police ended up catching up with this speeding suspect online. >> lyme disease danger could be higher this year. what you need to know about one bug's early arrival. >> and our temperature also start to increase around here but so will the rain chances. we're going to time everything out for you in just a bit. >> and wait until you hear the story behind this heart stopping moment between the pope and a little girls who losing her sight.
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that story is ahead.
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caught on camera, police say this high speed motorcycle ride led to an arrest today of a man from passaic county, new jersey, the video captured on the rider's helmet cam back in december. watch as he blows by squad cars and that tried to stop him. police say his speed was over
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during the search for the rider, officers say he posted the video on social media. officers charged 20-year-old anthony darjo of haskell with eluding police and resisting arrest. the obama administration is taking action in the fight against the zika virus. about 75% of the $600 million from an ebola fund will be transferred to the centers for disease control. the cdc is focused on finding a vaccine, treating and combating zika. it can cause birth defects with pregnant women. ticks coming out of hibernation early this year. that raises concern more people are at risk of contracting lyme disease. raegan medgie shows us how one woman living with the disease is raising awareness about what you should be on the lookout for. >> reporter: she uses her voice to sing. [ music ] i think you know draw the line >> reporter: early last year,
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also educate about lyme disease she now lives with. >> i have a crushing neck ache. i have never had these symptoms before. take a shower, have a white towel around me, see a bull's eye. >> reporter: the new york state department of health says the mild spring is causing ticks to be active earlier than normal, which means be on the lookout for those bites, especially if a bull's eye rash appears on your body or you start feeling flu-like symptoms like parish. >> i couldn't breathe. i felt short of breath. >> reporter: she sought medical attention and eventually found a lyme disease specialist. the centers for disease control and prevention report nearly 330,000 people are diagnosed with lyme disease every year. now, the deer tick carries lyme disease but not every deer tick is infected. where do they live? the woods like the park. they can also be found on grass. so that's why it's so important that when you go for a walk, check yourself and also your four-legged friend. this is what a deer tick looks like.
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pull it off with disinfected tweezers. parrish's mission is to urge people to get medical help immediately. >> i can't sit by and let this happen. it's a calling that's bigger than anything i can explain. >> reporter: parrish urges if you have similar symptoms, see a lyme disease specialist quickly. in manhattan, raegan medgie, cbs 2 news. >> and as for dana parrish, she has to take long-term antibiotics for lyme disease and is now doing well. let's turn to our forecast. lonnie quinn has a closer look at why that tick season may be worse this year. >> kj, i'm talking from obviously a weather point of view but ticks like humidity. they like milder temperatures and lack of snow. boom. we got that trifecta in place as of right now. spring stats from march 20 forward, average temperature last year 51 degrees. average temperature this year, 56 degrees. there's your mild air in place. snowfall, okay, from march 20th to this point in time last year, you picked up, you
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this year we got .9." so the snowpack is not out there. if you look at what's out there as of right now, some cloud cover. you're dealing with a temperature of 43 degrees. if you look at how things will play out, the temperatures around the area, they are colder north and west. 39 in the city. but just about the same reading at the hamptons, a little bit of an influence there with the wind off the water. 53 edison. and you see the clouds that i'm talking about that moved through. you started off bet they are morning, now more clouds. now we look to the west and you can see a bit of rain. so let me give you a broader view and i'll show what you this front makes its way through the area. ahead of this front you get that push of southwest air. that's going to warm you up tomorrow to around 60. weather, as well. so here's how things are going overnight tonight, about 44 degrees. there's a spot shower possibly late tonight it's going to be breezy out there temperatures will be rising even while you're sleeping. it's pitch black out there up. tomorrow afternoon 60 degrees. breezy.
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commute versus the evening commute, i think the heaviest rain is going to be after the morning commute and really before the evening commute but if it impacts one of the two commutes i think it impacts your evening commute more so. we'll talk more about this a little bit later. i'll time it all out for you but right now, maurice, let's go back to you at the desk. >> thank you. was there juror misconducts in the trial of nypd officer peter liang convicted in the shooting of a young man in the brooklyn development stairwell? his attorneys say there was because one of the jurors failed to disclose some key details. cbs 2's alice gainer reports. >> reporter: lawyers for peter liang says juror number 9 should not have been on the panel that convicted liang of manslaughter. attorneys filed a motion stating that juror michael vargas lied to the court, quote, we now know that mr. vargas' father was convicted of manslaughter for shooting a friend and served more than seven years in prison." the exchange between the court and 62-year-old vargas during the selection process went like this. the court: have you or anyone
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prospective juror, probably yes, but none that -- none comes to mind? none that have made the paperser, i don't think. anyone come to mind? well, all my friends, you know, through the years, you meet friends and they do silly things. i'm talking about close family or yourself. >> no. no. >> but in a published interview after the verdict, vargas mentioned his father's conviction. the same conviction as liang prompting defense attorneys to file this motion. the defense also notes vargas' 2014 facebook postings about police officers not being held accountable for violence. they say this suggests a broader motive for his willingness to lie to get on the jury. no one was home at his brooklyn address today. >> it is exceptionally rare. >> reporter: criminal defense attorney joseph debenedetto says access to jurors after a case isn't common. but since this was so high- profile, this is what happened. he says the defense seems to have a credible argument. >> this juror had at his
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his dad was convicted and went to jail when asked by a reporter shortly after the verdict. so it -- it's not beyond the realm of possibility that he purposely answered no when in fact he knew that an answer of yes would have possibly excluded him from the case. >> reporter: as for the brooklyn d.a.'s office who recommended no jail time for liang after the verdict, they say, quote, peter liang received a fair trial and we will respond to the motion in court. it's up to the judge to decide where to go from here. liang faces up to 15 years behind bars. his sentencing is scheduled for next thursday. in brooklyn, alice gainer, cbs 2 news. up next, his life changed with the help of a furry friend. now a boy living with autism wants to help others in the same way. his ambitious plan to pay his fortune forward. >> plus, a school bus up in
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what the city council had to say. >> that's coming up at 6:00. a service dog changed his life and now a new jersey boy wants to help other people. he needs to raise $50,000 first. cbs 2's vanessa murdoch reports. >> he is having fun. >> reporter: lucas says his service dog rafael is the color of darth vader and his best friend. they go everywhere together. >> the stores, the play at the parks, vacation. >> reporter: before rafael stood by his side, few of those activities were possible for lucas. he lives with autism. >> lucas wasn't sleeping. he wasn't eating. when we went out in public, he would tend to wander. one time at the airport, we turned around and couldn't find him. he was outside. that was a wake-up call. one of the reasons that we, you know, got rafael. >> reporter: now nearly two years later, lucas' parents describe life as fantastic. >> stress is gone on our end. and definitely on his, as well. he knows his friend is always with him. >> reporter: rafael has been
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life that lucas want to help another kid get a service dog. and with help from his folks, set up a "go fund me" page to make it happen. so far, he has raised nearly $6,500. but it's not yet enough. it costs $50,000 to train a service dog. but for the family, it's -- >> free! >> reporter: that's thanks to -- >> healing autism. >> reporter: what does healing autism do? [ indiscernible ] a program for kids with autism have service dogs. >> reporter: caroline is the director. >> if there was ever a kid that could raise $50,000, i'm going to say lucas is the kid. so full of love. so happy. and so understands what this dog means to him. >> he is continually asking, how much, how much, any more? any more? i think that lucas would love to see another child be able to benefit like he has. >> reporter: by ensuring that child has a dog like rafael by his side. >> he's my pal. >> reporter: from marlboro, new jersey, vanessa murdoch, cbs 2 news.
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dogs says that they have 24 children waiting for service dogs right now. >> awesome little guy. >> you see what a difference it can make. it's tremendous. >> beautiful dog, too. all right. up next here at 4:00, it can be a scary story for parents. loaded guns found at school! are more metal detectors the answer? >> also, forced out of -- or, rather, forced for luxury? neighbors say a new water project on long island is leaving them with no place to go. >> another magazine cover controversy. kerry washington has a problem
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>> major crimes in the schools are down 14.92%. >> reporter: six guns have been recovered in schools this year compared to 8 last year. we pressed the mayor. what do you say to concerned parents? >> i say the nypd and school safety are very focused on our schools. and you can have a lot of trust in them. >> they need help. they need metal detectors. they need equipment to help >> reporter: these are the weapons found in new york city schools within the last three weeks. each of these cases has a common denominator: none of these schools has metal detectors. the nypd says the first two guns recovered this year never made it inside school. [ beep ] >> reporter: they were caught by detectors. >> every high school has to be metal detectors. >> reporter: the new york civil liberties union says studies say otherwise. >> they are not the most effective way or an effective way to protect against violence.
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>> reporter: so what's being done surrounding safety and kids? the mayor says it's ultimately up to the nypd. >> if we think a school needs a metal detector or sometimes needs spot checks, that's also an option. >> reporter: the department of education is working with the nypd to develop a new policy. madalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> the department of education says there are permanent metal detectors in 88 schools throughout the city. nypd also uses mobile scanners to conduct random unannounced screenings every day. a scary incident is caught on camera as a school bus bursts into flames on long island. it happened around 7:30 this morning in merrick. the bus was traveling on merrick and kirkwood avenues when it broken down. authorities say that no students were on the bus at the time. no injuries, either. there's no word yet on what
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a sad update on a brooklyn teenager. the family of 17-year-old that jay warner says she was taken off life support today and her organs are being donated. she was pronounced brain-dead after a fight saturday night outside her coney island apartment building. 18-year-old sabrina ford is charged with attempted murder and assault. new at 5:30 now, on long island, it is the latest step in revitalizing the community of glen cove. the city has okayed a large condo project to replace a rundown apartment complex. but neighbors are suing. and some current tenants say they have nowhere else to go. cbs 2's ali bauman explains. >> reporter: it's the new look for glen cove, a soon-to-open ferry terminal overlooking the g marina next to a cleaned up superfund site where luxury condos are planned. a mile away the city approved tearing down several homes and this rundown apartment complex next door.
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will build the villa at glen cove, 176 condos, a luxury complex. for the dozens of current renters it means they have to get out soon. >> three months you have, you know, so it's like you scrambling around running around trying to find out where we gonna go, what we gonna do. i just think we should have had more time. >> reporter: felder says she can't find anything close to her current rent of $1,250. the developer is offering to pay moving expenses and security charges. jones and his wife accepted the help and found an affordable apartment but the low income retiree worries about other tenants not eligible for rent subsidies. >> it's not fair. especially to the children. what are the children going to do if they don't find them a place to live? >> reporter: two neighbors bordering the property are suing claiming the condo complex violates zoning codes. >> our neighborhood has single- family homes on half acre to
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so the change in land use is very extreme. >> reporter: glen cove's mayor says there's no zoning violation adding he convinced the developer to lower the height and density of the original proposal. >> i got it down to three stories for the main building and 176 units. i think it's a fair compromise for everyone. >> reporter: the displaced tenants want glen cove to offer subsidized housing but there's already a 7-year waiting list. ali bauman, cbs 2 news. >> the developer hopes to break ground this summer adding 16 of the condos will be considered affordable and priced below market. community leaders say they have concerns about a plan for an illegal party and an abandoned hospital in brooklyn. invitations are circulating online for a pop-up party this friday at the old saint mary's building on buffalo avenue. it is being organized by teenagers and neighbors say they are telling people to bring alcohol. activists are calling on mayor de blasio to make sure abandoned buildings around the city are not accessible.
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saying to the city of new york, we need you to double- check all of the sites around the city to confirm that they are actually being properly secured so these kids can't use these facilities to have these events. >> there has been talk that if police block the party at saint mary's, it will move to the old ps 125 building in brownsville. mayor de blasio signed a bill today banning smokeless tobacco at ticketed sporting events. the law takes effect immediately at sports venues including yankee stadium and citi field. the ban also extends to ecig rest. according to the centers for disease control and prevention, smokeless tobacco is far from harmless. the agency says that it contains nicotine and cancer- causing chemicals and also may increase the risk of death from heart disease and stroke. still ahead, they are trying to show the world to their daughter before she loses her eyesight. but what happened when they met the pope? it is giving this girl's parents a new hope for a
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>> also, you can rent almost anything these days. backyards, clothes. caskets. the bizarre business offerings. >> and today in history, in 1930, hostess twinkies were invented. a baker came up with the idea when he realized several machines used to make cream filled strawberry shortcake
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season. >> closed captioning on cbs 2 news is brought to you by: lexus. fresh off that are record setting win the uconn huskies returned home arriving at bradley international airport a short while ago. the team beat the syracuse orange 82-51 in the ncaa women's basketball championship game last night. the huskies won an unprecedented fourth title in a row capping another perfect season. >> that means every senior on that team has won a national championship. [ laughter ] >> not so bad. >> excellent. as we continue here, there's a question a lot of people are asking themselves more than ever before. why buy when you you can rent? >> yeah.
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when it comes to apartments and cars, now it's possible to rent some very unusual items. cbs 2's hena daniels shows us reporter: from bikes to books to cars and clothes. >> if i can rent it or, like, borrow it i will. >> reporter: everything seems to be for rent now. >> you're not going to use something more than once, like, why pay full price for it to use it once? >> reporter: renting is a top trend for 2016 according to a marketing expert. she says it's about today's lifestyle. >> we're a throwaway society and we found that people don't want a lot of stuff. >> reporter: need a dress? there's rent the runway for that. need some green space? you can rent a backyard. >> a lot of things are -- you can rent that you would never dream of renting. >> reporter: you have heard of airbnb for vacation homes? how about air pnp where you can rent a bathroom? it cam con in handy where bathrooms are hard to find in busy cities. there are dozens for rend along the mardi gras parade
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you can even rent a casket at this funeral home in pittsburgh. one for thousands. it's an option for someone who wants to be cremated but also wants a viewing. >> we use it a few times. and then we're able to use that casket and present it to bargain rate. >> reporter: renting is popular with millennials. resources. so yeah, why not. >> reporter: the trend is only expected to grow. hena daniels, for cbs news, new york. >> renting a casket? >> that's a little -- >> but then again, who cares? >> i guess. >> i care. so don't do it for me, please. >> i won't. >> not my call. [ laughter ] in just a moment, he was there to save a stranger. >> i felt like i was fighting for my life. >> now the table is turned on this firefighter.
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save lives could be creating concern. >> plus, mixed news for janet jackson fans. the happy event that has her delaying concert events. >> at 6:00. >> a good ruling for people who care about the rights of children. >> the opportunity to abuse this decision is very, very real. >> a landmark ruling on eavesdropping. new york state's high court weighs in on whether it's legal for parents to record their children's conversations. >> and frequent flyers beware. a new airfare rule could lead
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the only blood thinner that lowers your risk of stroke better than warfarin and has a specific reversal treatment. talk to your doctor about pradaxa today. a savior became a victim when he revived a drug overdose patient. now the hero is speaking out after the man he saved attacked him! cbs 2's jennifer mclogan reports. >> reporter: in his career as a paramedic the fire chief has successfully saved about 200 drug patients using the heroin overdose antidote narcan. but this time was very different. >> i pulled up to my house and, um, i hear a lot of yelling and screaming. um, rob, we need help. my son's not breathing. he is turning blue.
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he raced into the house next door hoping to rescue their 29- year-old son christopher. unresponsive in his upstairs bedroom. >> he is laying on the floor. there's open syringes with needles and completely blue. he is not breathing. i did check for a pulse which he had. so right away, i gave him narcan. >> reporter: it took two doses. he came to but so suddenly revived experienced extreme withdrawal out came fisticuffs. cabano found himself the victim being pummeled, punched and kicked in the head. saved by his arriving assistant police and suffolk police who subdued and arrested him. >> i never had someone attack me like i was fighting for my life. >> reporter: cabano complaining of a stutter, seeing stars, suffering severe headaches and memory loss, seeing a doctor. he wants to warn others as the push is made to make narcan
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dr. jeffrey reynolds helps train others on narcan usage. >> we always tell folks that when someone is revived with narcan, they go head long into drug withdrawals which is a very, very difficult process and folks don't always respond with a hug and a kiss and a thank you for saving their lives. but all the same, they need our help. >> reporter: the family declined comment. their son, charged with assault, is still in jail, assigned legal aid due in court thursday. from babylon, jennifer mclogan, cbs 2 news. >> the chief said the family next door apologized and thanked him for saving their son's life. cases of diabetes skyrocketing around the world. researchers have quadrupled over the past three decades. the study in the lancet finds 422 million adults have diabetes worldwide. researchers found low and middle income countries experienced the biggest jumps in diabetes. it's also more common among men. in the u.s., diabetes rates
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50% for women. obesity is a main risk factor. let's get a look at our forecast now. lonnie quinn is standing by. i think we are going to get warmer as the day goes on today. a little bit? >> you know, even after the sun goes down and you're sleeping, the temperatures still going to go up and you will get a very nice day temperature-wise tomorrow. not going to look as pretty as that sky looks right now. i know you have the clouds rolling in but as of now you have a pop of blue out there. 43 degrees, south winds at 25 miles per hour. that southerly wind is going to be the key to temperatures going out. today you maxed out 48. typical is 58 so not quite to the normal. and look at the morning low. ez freeze warning was in effect. in the city starting at 30 degrees. it will be a day of warmth. tomorrow 60 degrees. you need an umbrella thursday because rain is likely. then lo and behold, the subfreezing temperatures come
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saturday morning. let's make some sense of everything. here's what the temperatures will be doing for tomorrow morning. 6 a.m., i mean, come on, it's not 30 degrees, not 40 degrees. it's 50! forecasting about 52 at 6 a.m. and everybody on the mild side. that is 6 a.m. tomorrow morning. then you get into the afternoon and 1 cloak you're looking at 58. cop -- at 1:00, you're looking at 58. now here we go into your day on friday. by the time you get to friday afternoon, it's not just about 60 degrees. you're way back to where you're in the upper 40s. not even really making it to 50 degrees on friday. that's 3 p.m. then we make our way into saturday morning and i said subfreezing temperatures come back for some of us out there. 22 in liberty. 28 newburgh. 32 saturday morning in new york city. vortex satellite and radar will show us what's going on. we have a few of those clouds coming through right now but we are catching this little patch, right here, of some clear air. not going to hold true for long, long spell but you'll have it for right now and then more clouds will come in and
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you have the cold air associated with the cold front and then you have this leading warm front so ahead of that rain that southwest wind which is is what we're -- which is what we're dealing with now, you bump the temperatures up, then you get the rain and cold air behind it. in terms of the timing for that rain, it's not so much the morning commute but at 7:30 tomorrow morning, you could see some rain out there. i think it's more likely to see it in the afternoon. here's your 4:00 picture. there could be some bouts of heavy rain out there. that's 4:00 tomorrow afternoon. then you get to friday early, early-morning like 3 a.m., told you the cold air comes back? any of that leftover moisture north of the city could be wet snow falling at that hour. then here we are friday afternoon we have a little chance for some precipitation out there. so my numbers look like this. you're 60 degrees for your day on thursday. but we told to you have an umbrella for that. 50 on friday. now, it's also going to be breezy tomorrow. i want you to remember that, as well. 50 on friday. mets have their home opener. are they going to be able to play? i think so. if you say precipitation, i think in the morning it's a 1:00 a.m.
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50 the high on friday. then we start going down. 46 on saturday. 45 on sunday. then like a little change. 58 monday. >> it will be tough on the weekend. >> it hurts your hand when you cold. thank you. a surprising announcement today from janet jackson. >> my husband and i are planning our family. so i'm going to have to delay the tour. please, if you could try and understand that it's important that i do this now, i have to rest up, doctor's orders. >> jackson posted a video message to her fans telling them she is postponing the second leg of her world tour. she turns 50 next month. no word if she is pregnant. the singer says she plans to resume her tour as soon as she can. also this. do you recognize this woman on the cover of ad week? the subject herself doesn't.
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washington. and she wrote on instagram, look, i'm no stranger to photo shopping, it happens a lot. but she added, it felt strange to look at a picture of myself that's so different from what i look like when i look in the mirror. washington says she still considers it an honor to be on the magazine cover. >> hm. >> a little different -- [ simultaneous speakers just spell it right, right? >> that's true. different. >> i know. >> doesn't look like her. >> no. >> all right. in just a moment they were hoping for a meeting but they may have gotten more. >> what pope francis has done for her if there's any chance for a miracle, it would be there. >> how a little girl's meeting with the pope is giving her parents new hope for her health. >> and then at 6:00, kicking
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a five-year-old girl who is slowly losing her sight and hearing to a rather genetic disease got her wish today. >> she met pope francis. cindy hsu has her story. >> reporter: a dream come true
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who came from lexington, ohio, to see pope francis at the vatican. he hugged and kissed lizzy, touched her face and laid his hands over her eyes. she gave him a small piece of meteorite from an observatory back home in ohio after this incredible moment lizzie's mother shared what the pope said to her. >> he will be praying for us and to pray for him. >> reporter: lizzie's parents have not yet told her she has ushers syndrome a rare genetic disease that will take away her hearing and gradually make her blind. meeting the pope was on lizzie's visual bucket list. >> i love the pope. >> reporter: today audience with the pope is a highlight of sightseeing in rome, start of the bucket list that started at the local observatory. >> we asked the local observatory to be able to come in a little bit early to actually see the telescopes and all of that. >> reporter: a local reporter wrote a story about the family and word spread nationwide. an executive from turkish
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offered the family roundtrip tickets anywhere in the world. they chose rome. the meyers never dreamed they would get so close to pope francis. and now they are dreaming of a miracle. >> we definitely hope, you know, and pray for something special for lizzie, um, so that she doesn't have to go through what, you know, inevitably is going to happen. >> reporter: lizzie's parents are making sure she has lifelong memories to recall when and if she can no longer see. cindy hsu, cbs 2 news. >> and lizzie already wears a hearing aid and will likely lose her sight as she approaches adolescence. wow. >> you know, the pope is on instagram now and he actually posted something in regards to this story. and what he wrote was so touching. he says, i wish i could be as close as possible with you but in a special way with all those who are suffering. so it's just his way of sending out a message like, you know, i wish i could be with all of you but to those suffering --
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>> so -- he is an incredible person. >> yes. i'm not sure who posted that, by the way. >> i'm going to believe that it was the pope himself. >> let's just say he did. that's it for the news at 5:00. the news at 6:00 starts right now. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com linda macdonald is captioning for you in real time. they worked with kids every day and now a new jersey teacher and bus driver are facing charges in connection with a child pornography ring. >> campaign 2016. the battle for new york is heating up. candidates and their supporters out in force. why the stakes are so high. >> dogs crammed in cages, covered in filth. but a new jersey pet store owner says he can explain. >> this is the safest most human main best way.
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will it work? good evening, i'm kristine johnson. >> i'm maurice dubois. dana tyler is off tonight. their job is to protect children but they are now accused of crimes against them. a teacher and a bus driver are among more than a dozen people facing charges in a sweeping child porn bust. cbs 2's meg baker has the story new at 6:00. >> reporter: these 16 men are now facing ten to 15 years in prison for child pornography. arrested over the past two months in operation safeguard, by federal and state law enforcement. >> this operation specifically targeted file sharing networks that are popular with those who download and share these aberrant videos. >> reporter: two of the men worked with children. thomas guzzi worked with fifth grade teachers in vineland taught in the district for 12 years. >> he had over 100 files of child pornography on his personal computer.

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